Agenda and minutes

Finance Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 10th November, 2020 6.45 pm, MOVED

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Items
No. Item

BPc/24/11/20

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

At the start of the meeting, the Interim Director Corporate Services advised that this meeting was being held remotely using conferencing software which allowed Member, Officer and public attendance whilst being able to protect themselves and others, and observe the Government’s social distancing measures.

 

The Interim Director Corporate Services also stated that all votes during this meeting would be taken through an informal recorded vote, though would not be notes as such in the minutes.

 

A Roll Call of all those Members in attendance remotely was then taken.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Beaty and Councillor Lancaster.

 

BPc/25/11/20

Minutes

To sign the minutes BPc/16/09/20 to BPc/23/09/20 of the meeting of this Committee held on 30 September 2020 as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the public minutes BPc/16/09/20 to BPc/23/09/20 of the meeting of this Committee held on 30 September 2020 to be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of these proceedings.

BPc/26/11/20

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.

Minutes:

Councillor Eyles gave a personal explanation in that he was recording the meeting.

BPc/27/11/20

Quarter 2 - Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider a report of the Interim Director of Corporate Services which is to follow.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered report F39/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which

a)               Summarised the Council’s current Revenue and Capital position and full year projections for the 2nd Quarter 2020/21; and

b)               Reviewed the current position regarding the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) in the light of Q2 monitoring, the Medium Term Financial Strategy report presented to this Committee on 30 September 2020 and the new national lockdown announced on 31 October 2020.

 

Proposed by Councillor Eyles

Seconded by Councillor Ryland

 

and RESOLVED that the projected revenue and capital position at September 2020 was noted.
There were no comments for Executive.

BPc/28/11/20

Medium Term Financial Plan Review

To consider the report of the Interim Director of Corporate Services which is to follow.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn before the start of the meeting.

BPc/29/11/20

Half Year - Review of Treasury Management pdf icon PDF 259 KB

To consider the report of the Interim Director of Corporate Services which is to follow.

Minutes:

The Committee considered report F40/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which sought to provide Members with a half-yearly report on the Strategy and Plan for Treasury Management during the financial year 2020/21.

Proposed by Councillor Baker
Seconded by Councillor McCall

and RESOLVED that the report be noted.

BPc/30/11/20

Budget Planning Committee Work Programme Update pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To consider report F36/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which is attached and which asks Members to not the work programme for the Budget Planning Committee.

RECOMMENDATION that the Budget Planning Committee note the Work Programme as attached at Appendix 1 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered report F36/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which set out the timeline for the business of the Committee throughout the municipal year.

Proposed by Councillor Baker
Seconded by Councillor McCall

and RESOLVED that the work programme be noted with an additional meeting to be scheduled to discuss the Medium Term Financial Plan, prior to the scheduled meeting on 10 December.


BPc/31/11/20

Any Other Items Which the Chairman Decides are urgent

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business raised at this meeting.

BPc/32/11/20

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of this Committee be confirmed as 10 December 2020.

Minutes:

The date of the next scheduled meeting was confirmed as 10 December 2020.